Some observations on marine turtles landed along Maharashtra coast

Karbhari, J P and Prosper, A and Josekutty, C J and Dias, J R (1986) Some observations on marine turtles landed along Maharashtra coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 70 . pp. 20-21.

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Abstract

The landing of three out of the five species of turtles found in the Indian seas is reported here. Of these species, the leathery or leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) locally known as 'Kuruma kasav' is the rarest and the largest while the other two namely olive ridley(Lepidochelys olivacea) and green turtle (Chelonia mydas) locally known as 'Kasav' and 'Hirwakasav' respectively are relatively common.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine turtles, leatherback turtle , olive ridley , maharashtra coast
Subjects:Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:4415
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Deposited On:09 Sep 2010 12:29
Last Modified:09 Sep 2010 13:59

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